how to pronounce exaggeration


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the above transcription of exaggeration is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

exaggeration is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of exaggeration in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… a gross exaggeration harold had been …”

meanings of exaggeration


  1. The act of heaping or piling up.
  2. A representation of things beyond natural life, in expression, beauty, power, vigor.
  3. The act of exaggerating; the act of doing or representing in an excessive manner; a going beyond the bounds of truth, reason, or justice; a hyperbolical representation; hyperbole; overstatement.

exaggeration frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word exaggeration occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics exaggeration can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that exaggeration can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to exaggeration


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